Creator / Paul W.S. Anderson
Paul W.S. Anderson is an English director and producer. He has largely stayed in the realm of being a Journeyman Director, basically someone called in to make a movie under the direction of the suits. While that might earn some derision as someone who "makes someone elses' movie," he has taken those movies that could easily become merely a paycheck and turned them into something rather watchable and surprisingly entertaining.
He has carved out a niche in the business of being hard-working and staying within budget. His first major breakthrough was directing the first Mortal Kombat
movie, which managed to get some major critics supporting it, appeal to a mainstream audience and make it's money back. Today the movie is regarded as a bit of a Cult Classic
. He has since been involved with several other video-game inspired movies, all with a similar degree of respect. In other words, he is the "rich man's Uwe Boll
He also suffers from an addiction to Sequel Hooks
. Of his directorial efforts, all but Pompeii
) have some variation on Bolivian Army Ending
, The End... Or Is It?
, or And the Adventure Continues
. Fortunately for him, almost all have been followed up on at some point, for better or worse.
He's married to Milla Jovovich
Not to be confused with Paul Thomas Anderson
, although both have gone by merely Paul Anderson before, or with science fiction author Po